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Band hall to be named after Ram Chavez

Band hall to be named after Ram Chavez
Posted at 6:42 AM, May 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-23 07:42:26-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The CCISD School Board voted Monday night to rename the band hall at Veterans Memorial High School after Ram Chavez.

Chavez served in Vietnam as a combat medic. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Silver Star for his heroics. Ram Chavez is also the founder of the Corpus Christi Veterans Band.

Mr. Chavez was a band director for CCISD at Cullen Middle School as well as Ray High School and a jazz band director at Moody High School.

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